Pastor Andy Goad was spiritually born again November 10, 1980. He attended a public school and a liberal arts college in the Midwest. Upon graduation from college, he was employed in pharmaceutical sales and successfully served for 15 years. In September of 2000, God called Pastor Andy into full-time ministry and he graduated from Heart of America Seminary with a MDiv degree in 2005. After serving nearly 3 years as Senior Pastor in Warwick, RI, he accepted the call to become the Senior Pastor at Evangel Baptist Church on January 14, 2009. Pastor Andy is happily married to Amy Goad and they have 2 adult sons, Austin (Sarasota, FL) and Ashton (Greenville, SC). He and Amy are excited about ministering and look forward to seeing many not only come to Christ, but thrive spiritually in Christ. They look forward to serving you and sharing with you the eternal truths of God’s Holy Word.


Pastor Matt Egerdahl has been in the ministry since 2008. He was formerly the radio station manager at KCAS 91.5FM, and the youth leader at Faith Baptist Church in Edinburg, TX before becoming youth pastor at Grace Baptist Church in 2010. After serving almost 10 years there, he accepted the call to Evangel in February of 2020. He received his undergraduate degree from Bob Jones University, his masters from Northland Baptist College. Matt and his wife JoAnna have two children Liam and Lana.